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Berlin board game Con 2019:

Berlin publisher Schmidt Spiele ® supports up-and-coming games festival and presents novelties to try out

Berlin, July 2019. The Berlin Board Game Con will take place from July 19 to 21 for the fifth time. What began with a small group meeting in Berlin-Friedrichshain, organized by the Youtubers HUNTER & CRON, has become an integral part of the calendar of the board game scene. The Berlin-based games publisher Schmidt Spiele ® has been supporting the Board GamesFestival for three years now and will be presenting itself with new products.

"Brettspiel Con has been home to an important board game event in Berlin, our publishing location, for several years now. The growing interest in the event, playing together and testing new board games, makes us proud as a traditional company and motivates us to always develop new games that inspire, "says Axel Kaldenhoven, Managing Director of Schmidt Spiele GmbH.

In the exhibitor hall 3 at Schmidt Spiele ® the autumn and spring novelties can be tried out, guided by experienced explainers. The award ceremony on Friday evening is already eagerly awaited. The author Wolfgang Warsch is nominated here in the category "Designer of the Year 2019" with three games published at Schmidt Spiele ® : "The Taverns in the Deep Thal", "Twice as Clever" and "Brikks".

About Schmidt Games ®

The publisher Schmidt Spiele ® is one of the best-known German game manufacturers. It includes the brands Schmidt Spiele ® for puzzles, plush, children, family and adult games, three magicians ®, which stands for demanding children's games, as well as Selecta ® in the field of wooden toys. The foundation stone for the Schmidt Spiele ® brand and the traditional company was laid in 1907 by Joseph Friedrich Schmidt with the invention of the board game Mensch ärgere Dich dich ®. Other classics are Kniffel ® and Ligretto ®. In addition, the portfolio includes numerous award-winning children, family and connoisseur games . In 1997, Schmidt Spiele ® was acquired by Good Time Holding GmbH with headquarters in Berlin.

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